School Zone Wins a Record Nine iParenting Media Awards

School Zone has been a market leader in popular children’s products
for over 25 years
 
GRAND HAVEN, MI–May 10, 2007— School Zone Publishing Company announces a prestigious nine iParenting Media Awards for Excellent Products of 2007. For over 25 years, School Zone has been producing award-winning educational products for children including workbooks, flash cards, interactive software, and more. The 2007 iParenting Media Awards represent a record achievement and will be a proud addition to the over 120 existing School Zone awards.
 
iParenting Media (www.iParenting.com) operates one of the Internet's most popular communities for parents and parents-to-be. Each year, thousands of products, ranging from high-tech toys and baby gear, innovative software and games, creative crafts and educational items to safety products and household helpers, are submitted to iParenting Media for rigorous evaluation. The products are thoroughly evaluated by experienced reviewers (and families) to determine which are extraordinary enough to earn an award. The end result of this comprehensive process is a list of award-winning products that families can feel confident in purchasing for their loved ones. 
 
Jonathan Hoffman, CEO of School Zone Publishing Company, says, “We are thrilled with our record win of nine iParenting Media Awards for Excellent Products of 2007. From our president to the designers, engineers, sales staff, and more, School Zone is passionate about developing great educational products for children. Many times, we only have the sales numbers to validate our creative efforts. It is affirming to learn that our products shined when reviewed by experts!”
 
The 2007 Award-Winning School Zone Products are:
Start to Read Learning Kit – I Want a Pet & Jog, Frog, Jog: This Start to Read Learning Kit contains a variety of learning materials to develop good reading skills, including: two audio CDs each with a read-along story and a number of original songs, two Start to Read storybooks, two songbooks, two journal books, sixteen write and reuse pages of comprehension questions for each storybook, two sheets of story stickers, a set of alphabet and number stencils, a pencil, a dry erase pen, and a felt eraser.
3D Magnetic Teacher Tin – Preschool: This magnetic teaching program combines magnets and child-friendly activity sheets to provide hours of grade-level skill practice and imaginative fun.
Clever Baby Cards – Fuzzy Animal Friends: These cards promote cognitive development by providing sensory-rich experiences for babies. 
Infant Mirror Cards – Happy Faces: These cards for babies promote cognitive development while building social skills. 
Peg Puzzle Learning Cards – Busy Puzzle People: These cards build developmental skills with mix-and-match puzzles.
Puzzle Play Software & Workbook – Dot-to-Dots: This unique construction software allows children to make their own dot-to-dot puzzles on the computer, while the workbook provides many other exciting dot-to-dot puzzles to solve.
Puzzle Play Software & Workbook – Hidden Pictures: This unique construction software allows children to make their own hidden picture puzzles on the computer, while the workbook provides many other interesting hidden picture puzzles to solve.
Puzzle Play Software & Workbook – Mazes: This unique construction software allows children to make their own mazes on the computer, while the workbook provides many other challenging mazes to solve. 
Spelling 1-2 Software & Workbook: This innovative software includes over 2,000 first and second grade level words. Plus, personal spelling lists can be added. The workbook offers additional practice as it reinforces and reviews important spelling concepts. 
 
Alvin All, CEO of iParenting Media, says, “The iParenting Media Awards program is proud to thoroughly review products and then recognize only the best ones in the marketplace and share them with our audience. During our Excellent Products Call for Entry, we reviewed many interesting items, but only the ones that exceeded our high evaluation standards earned the iParenting Media Award." 
 
For more information about School Zone Publishing Company and their products, visit www.schoolzone.com or call 800-253-0564.